Saron Welfare Association

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Minutes 1934-1962; annual financial statements 1937-1938, 1954, 1958; draft balance sheet 1956; Honary Secretary's correspondence 1935-1958; records and plans relating to building work 1949-1958; invitation and souvenir programme of the official opening of the New Welfare Hall 1957; rules and by-laws of Saron Welfare Association 1954.

Administrative / Biographical History

Saron Welfare Association was established in 1934 with the aims of providing members with the means for '...social intercourse, mutual helpfulness, mental and moral improvement and rational recreation' (Rules and by-laws of Saron Welfare Association 1954). Mr Emrys Butler was the first Chairman. Two fields were purchased at Lletygwyn in order to develop them for Recreational purposes. A New Welfare Hall was opened in 1957 by Mr I. Penhallurick, Regional Social Welfare Officer (Coal Industry Social Welfare Organisation).

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